THE WENDIGO

by Theodore Roosevelt . FromFamous Animal Stories, 1932. Frontiersmen are stalked by a voracious creature of the forest! FRONTIERSMEN are not, as a rule, apt to be very superstitious. They lead lives too hard and practical, and have too little imagination in things spiritual and supernatural. I have heard but few ghost stories while living on the frontier, and these few were of a perfectly commonplace and conventional type. But I once listened to a goblin story which rather impressed me. It was told by a grizzled, weather-beaten old mountain hunter, named Bauman, who was born and had passed Continue reading